Love|Peace Each war brings its own medical innovations, says WSJ. In the Iraw ans Afghanistan wars, one legacy involves new ways to control bleeding before soldiers lapse into comas or run the risk of their their vital orgams shutting down.
The good news is that the survival rate from war-related injuries now touches 95%. The downside is the cost and family|social challenges of caring for patients with serious and chronic injuries, including multiple amputations and brain damage.
This WSJ article isn’t focused on the costs. It’s an informative, in-depth look at medical care in our war zones. Read on.